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ObiDanKenobi5

aka Dan K

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5,007 Edits since joining this wiki
August 31, 2011
  • I live in Canada
  • My occupation is Student
  • I am Male
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  • Hi Obi, would you mind telling me which font you used for the wiki logo and the sub-headers on the main page? We're planning some updates on the main page and might need new headers. Thank you.

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  • Dan:

    I'ts been a honour for me to be annointed the "picture bloke" and I continue to enjoy capturing images for the cast members of the episodes as they air. I'm also about half way through my personal project of replacing the cast images for the first season which were done using the videos available at the time which were all stamped with either the CBS logo or the CityTv logo and which were of a low resolution. I'm very happy with the resulting high resolution images we now have access to through the Bluray DVD's.

    One of the things that has been troubling me as I've gone through this process is that the older low res and logoed images remain in the system and from time to time people select them for use on other pages, perhaps not realizing that the same image is available in a high res version from the Bluray DVD.  

    My question for you is whether or not it would be possible for you to allow me the authority to peruse the episode pics for older redundant low res images and permit me to delete them so that they no longer are available for use. 90-95 % of these images are duplicates anyway. I thought of asking an Admin to delete them for me, but the sheer number of images to be deleted is quite daunting and I don't want to take their energies away from the other impressive contributions they regulary make.

    I make this request purely in the hopes of continuing to improve the site and whatever decision you make, I will abide by and continue to endevour tirelessly to strive to make this wonderful wiki even better.

    Warm Regards and best wishes to you for the new year,

    Wilem

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  • Hey Dan. This is Brandon from Wikia's Community Support Team. I sent you an email last week (titled "Wikia Stars") using the address that's connected with your Wikia account, and I just want to check in to see if you received it. Did you? Thanks!

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  • Could I trouble you to weigh in with your opinon regarding the current qualifications for a recurring character.

    We have two separate definitions currently online and it's causing more than a little confusion. There have been some lively debates in chat on the subject, but the matter remains unresolved. The general consensus amongst those present was three speaking appearances, with some limited exceptions.  

    In the Category section , the definition is two appearences. Whilst in the Portal section the definition is three appeareances with an added caveat that they be speaking roles.  

    Your thoughts on this matter would be greatly appreciated.

    Wilem7 (talk) 19:24, November 27, 2013 (UTC)

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    • If you care to look at it that way.  But you'll have to help me understand how excluding me was the preferrable option when a quick note on my talk page would have solved the problem. 

      Ah, well.  The issue is resolved, everyone is in accord and we move on.  

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  • Obi, would you mind communicating with the rest of the Admin team before you make any changes to main page items, such as the poll? I saw you just created a new poll without saving the old one. We've been trying to keep old polls here: http://personofinterest.wikia.com/wiki/Poll because they won't be saved by default and any changes will revert the results to 0. Now that you changed the template content, the old poll is gone. 

    We would really appreciate if you talked with us from time to time instead instead of just doing your thing. We're in the chat almost every day and I've also offered you other means of communication. Since you haven't activated the email user feature, I can only leave messages on your wall. It would be really nice if you could join us for a group discussion, or leave a message on one of our talk pages to announce any changes or revisions. Thank you.

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  • Hi Obi. Would you mind discussing the change of portrait images on recurring character pages before you make any changes? We've had a few issues with this recently when one user constantly changed character portraits so we admins decided that we would like to discuss any changes as a group first. Unless there really is a better picture, we think that there is no need to update anything. (though in Elias' case I see the point because he's no longer a prisoner)

    You are welcome to join our chat when you see that admins or regular users are online. It's a great way to discuss things directly. We also have an admin email address to talk admin matters offsite. I can send you the address if you want. You're a part of the admin group after all. Cheers

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    • Apropos of this, Obi, and please don't think we're ganging up on you, but we agreed to leave the four episode pages blank until after broadcast on the U.S. east coast.  We want to be respectful of readers, but especially to slow down editors who want to add to pages based on rumor, speculation, spoiler sites and someone's pictures from the set.  

      As a result, I've reverted your edit for now, but will restore it after the episode runs on Tuesday.  Thanks for understanding.  

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    • My sincere apologies! You are 100% right, this is a group issue! I will do it from now on!

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    • We all realize you weren't aware of what we'd done.  But we do want to be consistent to keep order.  When you get a minute, take a peek at my sandbox.  We're working on an organizing point for policy and info, modeled on something Claire saw on the Alias wiki.  

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  • Hey Obi, if you could please check this message and reply with your thoughts, I would appreciate it. It's something that requires the opinion of the administration as a whole.

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  • Hi Obi~ Could you assign rollback rights to Wilem7? He's been doing such a great job with adding images and making the tabs look beautiful but he gets interrupted or reverted by another user from time to time and has to fix it again manually. I would also want to ask you to assign bureaucrat rights to me, if that's alright with you :) I'm here literally every day and well aware of what's going on. And I really care about this wiki. Cheers.

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    • Thanks, guys. & yes, Wilem, you're one of us, not a one-time guest star!

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    • Thank you alll very much, I am honoured to be included in such distinguished company.  You are all truly special and it shows in every page of this site. Keep up the good work and I look forward to the future.

      Wilem (real name)

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  • Hello there! I'd like to know if this community might be interested in testing out the new VisualEditor option. You may have read some details about how it works on the Community Central forum and on the Help page. You can also check out the feature on the Community Test Wikia!

    We'd be interested in enabling it here as soon as next Thursday or Friday, once the option to upload images and add videos has been released. Please let me know if this community might be interested, and if you have any questions or concerns please don't be shy. Thanks!

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  • Congrats on finding the sketch artist pic of Finch! I've been racking my brain trying to remember what episode it was in and I was thrilled to see it in the Photo section. Well Done!

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    • How could you forget?! This was one of the most hilarious moments of the show so far! It's from when he kidnapped the baby!

      And no problem, we each serve our purpose!

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    • But of course! How dense I've become these days.  I googled the heck out of it and spot checked a dozen episodes or more but I just couldn't place it for the life of me. It's my favourite Finch pic and is even funnier than I remember it. Thanks much!

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